Movies like Alien: Covenant

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Alien: Covenant (2017)
 6.4
 215K
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the 'synthetic', David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, bad ending, futuristic, surprise ending, cerebral, intense, absurd ...
Plot: alien, space travel, alien technology, infection, alien life-form, experiment, engineer, monster, brutality, outer space, mission, parasite, planet, alien invasion, blood, androids, fantasy world, transformation, human versus alien, atheism, plot twist, genetics, robot, scientist, egg ...
Time: future, 22nd century

Most similar movies to Alien: Covenant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, blood, survival, catastrophe, first contact, chase and alien mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Alien: Covenant: Alien (1979), Prometheus (2012), Beyond Skyline (2017), Life (2017), Alien 3 (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 680K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, outer space, alien encounter, alien, survival, scientist, monster, alien invasion ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 524K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, alien encounter, expedition, space travel, hi-tech, mysterious planet, mission, heroine, danger, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 14K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: light, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: alien, survival, invasion, minefield, hybrid, alien monster, exploding car, mixed martial arts, tough cop, tracking device, tough girl, warrior ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 169K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: astronaut, mars, space travel, alien life-form, alien, monster, brutality, unhappy ending, danger, death, survival horror, tentacle ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 245K
Alien 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, space travel, outer space, redemption, spacecraft, crash landing, survival, danger, human versus alien, alien, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mars, mysterious planet, astronaut, alien encounter, alien, escapades, outer space, trapped in space, alien contact, dismemberment ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, zombie, outer space, danger, astronaut, space and aliens, distant planet, escapades, survival, control room ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: cloning, breeding, mercenary, alien, space travel, outer space, gene manipulation, flamethrower, genetic engineering, underwater scene, explosive decompression, regeneration ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 134K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, survival, isolation, space and aliens, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the ...
Style: bleak, exciting, twists and turns, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, save the world, alien, pyramid, expedition, adventure, evil alien, monster, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, gory, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, nebraska, nepal, mexico, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien, small town, morgue, national guard, predator, hybrid, gory, deadly creature, survival, alien possession, triangle ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 210K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, anti heroes, survival, space travel, mysterious planet, outer space, tough heroes, monster, alien encounter, human in outer space, darkness ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 576K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, survival, deadly creature, outer space, alien, contact, mysterious planet, space marine, space colony, cryogenics ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 50K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: moon, nasa, alien encounter, outer space, spacecraft, astronaut, space travel, survival, alien, danger, space and aliens, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2011, year 1972, year 1970 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 34K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, intense, tricky ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, genetics, cloning, violence, science, isolation, chase, brutality, interrogation, broken nose, broken neck ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 138K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, nightmare, danger, space station, survival, insanity, violence, space and aliens, rescue, black hole, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 44K
Jason X (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research ...
Style: futuristic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, knife murder, slasher killer, serial killer, outer space, good versus evil, murder, space station, scientist, cryogenics, spacecraft, survival ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 96K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, future dystopia, teleportation, mars, gory, supernatural, heroic mission, monster, danger, dark hero, alien, chase ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 13K
Infini (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A search and rescue team are transported through deep space to a distant mining colony to save the sole survivor of a biological outbreak. During their mission, they find a lethal weapon which is set to arrive on Earth within the hour.
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, bloody ...
Plot: rescue, search, mind control, plague, space travel, teleportation, alien, virus, insanity, survival, violence, death ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 107K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, evil alien, alien invasion, danger, chase, survival, mission gone awry, gory, isolation, alien encounter, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
 16K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, ship, survival, space and aliens, danger, asteroids and comets, rescue, chess, race against time, hospital, black people ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 252K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, trapped, deadly creature, fear, fog, fight, small town, supermarket, desperation, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, mad scientist, genetics, experiment, rebellion, mutant, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, stranded, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 27K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, hospital, quarantine, freezer, military, sewer, gory, race against time, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
Style: suspense, rough, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: space station, scientist, alien, trapped in space, danger, characters killed one by one, alternate dimension, self sacrifice, convulsion, newscast, betrayal, stowaway ...
Time: near future, 2020s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Germany, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, bio weapon, mutant, supernatural, end of the world, survival, chases and races, female soldier, post apocalyptic, monster, pistol ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 19K
Lifeforce (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. The only survivor of the expedition and British authorities attempt to capture a ...
Style: futuristic, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, alien, evil alien, survival, comet, outer space, spacecraft, astronaut, alien encounter, space marine, flying saucer, space and aliens ...
Time: near future, 21st century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, mind control, alien, deadly creature, small town, alien contact, rescue mission, escape, alien encounter, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 67K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gang, forest, camping, torture, youth, weekend, revenge, danger, slasher, gory, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 3K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, planet, monster, alien, gory, evil alien, rescue, distant planet, space wars, danger, escapades, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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